it’s a moment from 5 years ago… but one i was transported back to this week, when i had the honor of holding my dear friend’s not-yet-24-hour-old son… who also happens to have an abundance of dark hair and was very alert as i held him, like my own baby boy was. . . . → Read More: ~this moment~
one of my main motivations for having this blog is to create a space to store all of my mama reminiscences in one place, to be able to look back at, both for myself and quinn as he grows, and to share with friends and family. i’m slowly beginning the process of compiling all . . . → Read More: archiving
we had susan, ro and gryph over for bread-baking lessons. Mmm. Gryphon is so sweet with Quinn, gives him hugs and kisses. Gryph also appears to like me- calls me “Mawy” and asked to sit on my lap when Quinn was napping in the other room. Ro just turned . . . → Read More: quinn’s eighth month
Quinn’s food repertoire continues to grow. He is still having one solid food meal a day, in the evening around our dinnertime. He has decided he likes apples after all. Also, he now eats pears, peaches and sweet potatoes.
I did not get much sleep this week; Quinn has had a very . . . → Read More: quinn’s seventh month
i finally got to talk to mary ellen this week and it was so much fun to hear about life with her twin baby girls- their similarities (catelyn has magic marker on her toenail because they are so identical) and differences (catelyn prefers bottles, ellie prefers breastfeeding.) i can’t wait to see photos . . . → Read More: quinn’s sixth month
quinn is such an amazing little person. he is so much fun to have conversations with. he is experimenting lately with his whole range of volume, testing out screeches and squeals on one end of the spectrum, and practicing whispering at the other end. at least i think he’s whispering- mostly it sounds . . . → Read More: quinn’s fifth month
we went to the farmers market today and got blue potatoes and onions and spinach. then we stopped at a produce stand and asked if we could use their scale to weigh our baby. they said, “sure!” so we did! he weighs over 17 pounds now!!!
5/25 fri 13 weeks
Quinn and . . . → Read More: quinn’s fourth month
Quinn’s third month
when riding in the sling or baby bjorn, quinn kicks his legs if you stand still: giddyup!
grandma vanhoeck arrived this evening. bathing took place in the morning, as well as mom and baby yoga class.
FIRST TOOTH! at 2 months and 3 . . . → Read More: quinn’s third month
more from the archives…
Quinn’s second month
we all slept in till 9 . had a good night’s sleep- didn’t even need a diaper change until 6 am. woke up well rested. quinn awake and alert but very calm and serene all morning. rainy day. we all went to fred’s this afternoon . . . → Read More: quinn’s second month